These include fiction and non-fiction and for varying age groups.
(F) for Fiction  (NF) for Non Fiction

An excellent place to purchase some of these titles in West End, Brisbane or online is at Where the Wild Things Are.


Antonio’s Card, Rigoberto Gonzalez (F)

A family is a Family is a Family, Sara O’Leary (F)

Donovan’s Big Day, Leslea Newman (F)

Sparkle Boy, Leslea Newman (F)

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, Kai Cheng Thom (F)

Annie’s Plaid Shirt, Stacy B. Davids (F)

George, Alex Gino (F)

Prince and Knight, Daniel Haack (F)

Princess Princess Ever After, Katie O’Neill (F)

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, Rob Sanders (NF)

The Boy and the Bindi, Vivek Shraya (F)

I am Jazz, Jessica Herthel & Jazz Jennings (F)

Large Fears, Myles E. Johnson (F)

Maiden Voyage, Jaimee PoiPoi, Adam Reynolds & Chaz Harris (F)

Pink is for Boys, Robb Pearlman (F)

When You Look Out The Window, Gayle E Pitman (F)

Queer, There & Everywhere, Sarah Prager (NF)


LESBIAN (Young Adult)

Leah On The Off Beat, Becky Albertalli

The Pursuit Of Miss Heartbreak Hotel, Moe Bonneau

Night Swimming, Steph Bowe

Clancy Of The Undertow, Chris Currie

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Emily M. Danforth

Moon At Nine, Deborah Ellis

Tell Me Again How A Crush Should Feel, Sara Farizan

If You Could Be Mine, Sara Farizan

Tessa Masterson Will Go To Prom, Emily Franklin & Brendan Halpin

Annie On My Mind, Nancy Garden

Amelia Westlake, Erin Gough

The Flywheel, Erin Gough

The Last Beginning, Lauren James (sequel to The Next Together, can be stand-alone read)

Everything Leads To You, Nina LaCour

We Are Okay, Nina LaCour

About A Girl, Sarah McCarry (conclusion of Metamorphoses trilogy, can be stand-alone read)

Juliet Takes A Breath, Gabby Rivera

Bad Behaviour, Rebecca Starford

Songs That Sound Like Blood, Jared Thomas

Honour Girl, Maggie Thrash (graphic novel memoir)

If I Tell You, Alicia Tuckerman

Beauty Of The Broken, Tawni Waters

Afterworlds, Scott Westerfield

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson



Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda Love, Simon (film title), Becky Albertalli

What If It’s Us, Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera

The Black Flamingo, Dean Atta

One Man Guy, Michael Barakiva

Hold My Hand, Michael Barakiva (One Man Guy sequel)

Someday This Pain Will Be Useful To You, Peter Cameron

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower, Stephen Chbosky

The Bane Chronicles, Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson (series)

How (Not) To Ask A Boy To Prom, S.J. Goslee

Will Grayson, Will Grayson, John Green & David Levithan

Been Here All Along, Sandy Hall

We Contain Multitudes, Sarah Henstra

Autoboyography, Christina Lauren

Gentleman’s Guide To Vice and Virtue, Mackenzi Lee

Boy Meets Boy, David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan

Flying Tips For Flightless Birds, Kelly McCaughrain

Red, White & Royal Blue, Casey McQuiston

It Looks Like This, Rafi Mittlefehldt

Hero, Perry Moore

I’ll Give You The Sun, Jandy Nelson

Release, Patrick Ness

Heartstopper, Vol. 1 & 2, Alice Oseman (graphic novel)

When Everything Feels Like The Movies, Raziel Reid

Becoming Nancy, Terry Ronald

Carry On, Rainbow Rowell

Wayward Son, Rainbow Rowell (Carry On sequel)

Aristotle and Dante Discover The Secrets Of The Universe, Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Drag Teen, Jeffery Self

Invisible Boys, Holden Sheppard

History Is All You Left Me, Adam Silvera

More Happy Than Not, Adam Silvera

They Both Die At The End, Adam Silvera

Anything Could Happen, Will Walton

How To Be Remy Cameron, Julian Winters

The Great American Whatever, Tim Federle



Leah On The Off Beat, Becky Albertalli

All The Invisible Things, Orlagh Collins

Changers series, T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper

How It Feels To Float, Helena Fox

Like Other Girls, Claire Hennessy (contains transphobia)

Gentleman’s Guide To Vice and Virtue, Mackenzi Lee

Synchro Boy, Shannon McFerran

Red, White & Royal Blue, Casey McQuiston

Radio Silence, Alice Oseman

Grasshopper Jungle, Andrew Smith



My Brother’s Name Is Jessica, John Boyne

Changers series, T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper

Beautiful Music For Ugly Children, Kirstin Cronn-Mills

Highway Bodies, Alison Evans

If You Could Be Mine, Sara Farizan

Like Other Girls, Claire Hennessy (contains transphobia)

Everything Grows, Aimee Herman

Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan

Luna, Julie Anne Peters

Birthday, Meredith Russo

The Art Of Being Normal, Lisa Williamson


Growing up Queer in Australia, Benjamin Law

Gaysia, Benjamin Law

Outer Shell, Paige Wilcox

Inner Demons, Paige Wilcox

Synthesis, Paige Wilcox

Isolated Moving Human Target, Paige Wilcox

The Book That Lives and Bleeds, Paige Wilcox

The Synthesis of Outer Shell and Her Inner Demons, Paige Wilcox

My Life Most Memoirable: 1982 – 2018, Paige WIlcox


TRANSGENDER (Middle Reader)   

George, Alex Gino

Magnus Chase And the Gods Of Asgard, Rick Riordan (gender fluid secondary character)

Gracefully Grayson, Ami Polonsky

Boy In A Dress, David Walliams


TRANSGENDER (Picture Books)

10,000 Dresses, Marcus Ewert, Rex Ray (illustrator; long-form picture book)

Red: A Crayon’s Story, Michael Hall

A House For Everyone, Jo Hirst, Naomi Bardoff (illustrator)

Jacob’s New Dress, Sarah & Ian Hoffman, Chris Case (illustrator)

I Am Jazz, Jazz Jennings, Jessica Herthel, Shelagh McNicholas (illustrator)

Julian Is A Mermaid, Jessica Love

One Of A Kind, Like Me, Laurin Mayeno, Robert Liu-Trujillo (illustrator)

From The Stars In The Sky To The Fish In The Sea, Kai Cheng Thom, Wai-Yant Li & Kai Yun Ching (illustrators)

It Feels Good To Be Yourself, Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (illustrator)

Introducing Teddy, Jess Walton, Dougal MacPherson (illustrator)



Raising The Transgender Child, Michele Angello & Ali Bowman

Gender Born, Gender Made; Diane Ehrensaft, Phd

Helping Your Transgender Teen, Irwin Krieger                        

 The Transgender Teen, Stephanie Brill and Lisa Kenney


Leah On The Off Beat, Becky Albertalli

Begin, End, Begin; A #LoveOzYA Anthology, Danielle Binks (editor)

The Darkest Part Of The Forest, Holly Black

Once & Future, Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy

Mortal Instruments, Cassandra Clare (series)

Take Three Girls, Cath Crowley, Simmone Howell & Fiona Wood

Sam & Ilsa’s Last Hurrah, Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

Changers series, T. Cooper & Allison Glock-Cooper

Highway Bodies, Alison Evans

The Other F- Word, Natasha Friend

I Am Out With Lanterns, Emily Gale

None Of The Above, I.W. Gregorio (Intersexuality)

Everything Grows, Aimee Herman

Let’s Talk About Love, Claire Kann (bi-romantic asexual main character)

You Know Me Well, Nina LaCour & David Levithan

The Lady’s Guide To Petticoats And Piracy, Mackenzi Lee

Everyday, David Levithan

Meet Me At The Intersection, Rebecca Lim & Amberlin Kwaymullina (editors)

More Than This, Patrick Ness

The Rest Of Us Just Live Here, Patrick Ness

Things A Bright Girl Can Do, Sally Nicholls

Meg & Linus, Hanna Nowinski

Tash Hearts Tolstoy, Kathryn Ormsbee (romantic asexual main character)

Becoming Nancy, Terry Ronald

The Inexplicable Logic Of My Life, Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Afterworlds, Scott Westerfield

Queens Of Geek, Jen Wilde

This is Where the World Ends, Amy Zhang



The Lotterys series, Emma Donoghue

Better Nate Than Ever, Tim Federle

5,6,7, Nate! Tim Federle

Roller Girl, Victoria Jamieson         

To Night Owl From Dogfish, Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer



Love Makes A Family, Sophie Beer

Wrestle! Maya Newell, Charlotte Mars & Gus Skattebol-James, Tom Jellett (illustrator)

The Family Book, Todd Parr

Not Quite Narwhal, Jessie Sima

All About Families, Usborne


+ (NF)

Breakthrough, Jack Andraka (YA memoir)

This Book Is Gay, Juno Dawson (YA reference book)

Proud, Juno Dawson (editor)

Yes, Yes, Yes, Alex Greenwich & Shirleene Robinson

Yay! You’re Gay! Now What? Riyadh Khalaf

From Prejudice To Pride, Amy Lamé (middle reader reference book)

Growing Up Queer In Australia, Benjamin Law (editor)

Rainbow Revolutions, Jamie Lawson & Eve Lloyd Knight

Queer There and Everywhere, Sarah Prager (YA reference book)

Gay & Lesbian, Then & Now, Robert Reynolds & Shirleene Robinson (Australian history)

How Powerful We Are, Sally Rugg

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, Rob Sanders, Steven Salerno (illustrator; children’s picture book)

Honour Girl, Maggie Thrash (graphic novel memoir)

Honour Girl, Maggie Thrash (graphic novel memoir)